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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. GigaSpaces vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Sadas Engine vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. GigaSpaces vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Sadas Engine vs. TypeDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Wide column storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#197  Overall
#31  Document stores
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#198  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#95  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.gigaspaces.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.sadasengine.comvaticle.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAlibabaGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogleSADAS s.r.l.Vaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release20162000201520062016
Current release15.5, September 20208.02.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanonono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-99 for query and DML statementsnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayesnonono
Triggersnoyes, event driven architecturenonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Internal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnoneMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic single-row operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeGigaSpacesGoogle Cloud BigtableSadas EngineTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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